Jody was raised on a family farm in the Bootheel of Missouri. After high school he served as a US Marine for four years. After leaving the Corps and working at an Ag Research Facility for one year back in Missouri. Jody pursued a career in the Oil & Gas industry, this is where he started down the path of a Health, Safety, Security, & Environmental Professional. Jody has spent the last 15 years working all over the country in Oil & Gas, Construction and Agriculture. He has had the opportunity to work with many companies both large and small as well as many people from all over the world. His experiences have taught him that people generally want to be safe. We just need to give them a new approach to safety that they can buy into.